COVID-19 impact fell hardest on most deprived

Content originally from Office for National Statistics

Today, we have published findings from projects which used Coronavirus Infection Survey data in innovative ways.

Dr Nazrul Islam of the University of Oxford found those in the most deprived areas of the UK were disproportionately affected in terms of employment outcomes, the risk of and outcomes of infection, and the risk of long COVID.

Sarah Rhodes of the University of Manchester found rates of self-reported long COVID were highest in the education, police and protective services, personal care and social care sectors.

We have also recently published data showing deaths involving COVID-19 fell slightly in the latest week, and antibodies have remained high.

Read the latest insights here